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Sex trade stigma can be deadly for indigenous women, chief says


A First Nations leader in northwestern Ontario says addictions and homelessness are increasing for indigenous peoples in Thunder Bay, creating a deadly combination of vulnerability and stigma.

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum is responding to concerns raised by the mother of a woman who was found naked and screaming for help earlier this month on a residential street in the city.


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